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We are offering a free online two part Positive Behaviour Support workshop in memory of Jan Seamer, a family carer who helped to develop and deliver workshops.
Today (6th December 2022) the Executive Summary of the Safeguarding Adults Review into Whorlton Hall, an independent hospital, run by Cygnet Healthcare, was published. A BBC Panorama undercover reporter exposed the treatment of people with learning disabilities in this inpatient setting in 2019. The Executive Summary identifies seven national areas of concern and “emphasises a need for urgent action to turn the often heard rhetoric that ‘lessons will be learnt’ into reality.”
New information sheet: Information about Disability Related Expenditure and how this should be assessed during a social care financial assessment.
An independent investigation report into the care and treatment of M was published on 22nd November 2022, highlighting factors that lead to his inappropriate admission to an inpatient unit.
On 3 November 2022 CQC published a report on the experiences of being in hospital for people with a learning disability and autistic people.
On the 26th of October 2022, the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel published their findings into residential settings in Doncaster run by the Hesley Group.
In October 2022, the Care Quality Commission published their latest annual report assessing the state of health and social care in England.
Exciting opportunity for a Family Support Caseworker within a small national charity with a reputation for excellence. Applications will be shortlisted as they are received so you are encouraged to apply early.